Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has a secret. She is a Telepath, and has a unique ability to hear the thoughts of everyone around her–something that she’s never known how to explain, and has made her an outcast, even in her own family. But everything changes the day she meets Fitz, a mysterious boy who appears out of nowhere and also reads minds. She discovers there’s a somewhere she does belong, and staying where she is will put her in grave danger. In the blink of an eye, Sophie is forced to leave behind everything and start a new life in a place that is vastly different from her own. Sophie has new rules and skills to learn, and not everyone is thrilled with her “homecoming.” There are secrets buried deep in Sophie’s memory, secrets that other people desperately want. Would even kill for… (Description taken from the book: Keeper of the Lost Cities. Story — Violence/Scariness — Elves kidnap a girl and a boy, a girl gets tortured for information with fire (not very bad), a boy gets shot with a weapon, some mild injuries. Language — Yeti pee is mentioned for medication purposes. Sex/Love — Some crushes and blushing. Drugs/Alcohol…
Unsinkable. Until one night… George Calder must be the luckiest kid alive. He and his little sister, Phoebe, are sailing with their aunt on the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built. George can’t resist exploring every inch of the incredible boat, even if it keeps getting him into trouble. Then the impossible happens–the Titanic hits an iceberg and water rushes in. George is stranded, alone and afraid, on the sinking ship. He’s always gotten out of trouble before… but how can he survive this? (Description taken from the book: I Survived The Sinking of The Titanic, 1912. Story — Violence/Scariness — The water is freezing cold and people fall into it, many people die from the sinking of the Titanic. Language — N/A Sex/Love — N/A Drugs/Alcohol — A man smokes a pipe. Other Info Title — I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 Author — Lauran Tarshis Series — I Survived Book in Series — N/A Pages — 96 Publishing Date — 2010 Publisher — Scholastic Inc. How to Get I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 — Amazon-I.S.TheSinkingOfTheTitanic The more stars the better.
The Littles are very small people. An inch is close to a foot to them. They live in a house with the Biggs. The Biggs don’t know about them and the Littles are content with that. Only, the Biggs are going on vacation! But some messy, unorganized people move in until they get back. The mess brings mice and the mice make them get a cat. No Little has been friends with a cat before. Will they befriend it… or fight it? Story — Violence/Scariness — The Littles fight off mice with bows and swords. Language — A character asks if some is an idiot. Sex/Love — N/A Drugs/Alcohol — N/A Other Info Title — The Littles Author — John Peterson Series — The Littles Book in Series — #1 Pages — 80 Publishing Date — 1967 Publisher — Scholastic Inc. How to Get The Littles — Amazon-TheLittles *The more stars the better.
A horrifying future awaits the Young Trib Force. As Vicki fights for her life in a detention center, Judd sets a new goal that could put the group in the greatest danger yet. With conflict arising, Judd faces a decision that will affect the rest of his life. The rise of a rebel group, a global catastrophe, a disappearance, and the death of a friend give the kids a heartbreaking challenge. Follow Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and the rest of the Young Trib Force as they struggle for their lives in a world crumbling around them. (Description taken from the book: Death Strike. Story — Violence/Scariness — Vicki gets stabbed with a knife, bombings take place and many people are killed, Bruce is sick and goes into a coma. Language — N/A Sex/Love — N/A Drugs/Alcohol — Two woman smoke. Other Info Title — Death Strike Author — Jerry B. Jenkins & Tim LaHaye Series — Left Behind: The Kids Book in Series — #8 Pages — 123 Publishing Date — 2000 Publisher — Tyndale House Publishers How to Get Death Strike — Amazon-DeathStrike *The more stars the better.
Pursued by authorities from Nicolae High, Vicki and Judd attempt escape. A friend’s betrayal puts Vicki on trial. With Old Testament prophecies coming true before their eyes, the Young Trib Force struggles to spread the truth no matter what the cost. But the noose is tightening. Will the group stick together? Who is the insider at the school helping them? Follow Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan and the growing Young Trib Force as they continue their perilous journey through the earth’s last days. (Description taken from the book: Busted! Story — Violence/Scariness — Escaping and running from (bad) authorities, a man sneaks into someone’s house and gets smacked on the head with a golf club by a kid. Language — N/A Sex/Love — N/A Drugs/Alcohol — Some drugs are hidden in a bible. Other Info Title — Busted! Author — Jerry B. Jenkins & Tim LaHaye Series — Left Behind: The Kids Book in Series — #7 Pages — 111 Publishing Date — 2000 Publisher — Tyndale House Publishers How to Get Busted! — Amazon-Busted! *The more stars the better.
The Young Trib Force unleashes the power of the printed page through an underground newspaper at Nicolae High. School authorities are enraged after only a few copies of the first edition are distributed. After Judd devises a plan to distribute a copy of it to every student in the school, the authorities search with a vengeance for the kids responsible. Follow Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan as they and trusted friends face one close call after another until one of them is caught. (Description taken from the book: The Underground. Story — Violence/Scariness — N/A Language — N/A Sex/Love — Four kids/teens live in the same house (three boys and one girl) but don’t do anything sexual. Drugs/Alcohol — A teenager takes a lot of sleeping pills to commit suicide (but doesn’t die). Other Info Title — The Underground Author — Jerry B. Jenkins & Tim LaHaye Series — Left Behind: The Kids Book in Series — #6 Pages — 111 Publishing Date — 1999 Publisher — Tyndale House Publishers How to Get The Underground — Amazon-TheUnderground *The more stars the better.
A family vacation becomes a test of survival. It was supposed to be a vacation–and a chance to get to know each other better. But when a massive storm sets in without warning, four kids are shipwrecked alone on a rocky jungle island in the middle of the South Pacific. No adults. No instructions. Nobody to rely on but themselves. Can they make it home alive? A week ago, the biggest challenge Vanessa, Buzz, Carter, and Jane had was learning to live as a new blended family. Now the four siblings must find a way to work together if they’re going to make it off the island. But first they’ve got to learn to survive one another. (Description taken from the book: Stranded. Story — Violence/Scariness — Kids are shipwrecked, kids survive a violent storm while on a boat, two adults get separated from the ship but survive. Language — N/A Sex/Love — N/A Drugs/Alcohol — N/A Other Info Title — Stranded Author — Jeff Probst & Chris Tebbetts Series — Stranded Book in Series — #1 Pages — 176 Publishing Date — 2013 Publisher — Puffin Books How to Get Stranded — Amazon-Stranded *The more stars the better.